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ARTS & APPETIZERS MOVES TO NEW VENUE

A fundraiser for local schools has moved to a new location for its major event. The 2019 Arts & Appetizers event will be held Thursday, February 28th at the Ant…

ROADWORK SCHEDULED WEDNESDAY FOR SPREEN ROAD IN WASHINGTON CO.

The Washington County Road and Bridge Department will continue its work on road culverts tomorrow (Wednesday), when it closes down a portion of Spreen Road. Spreen Road will be closed…

SEN. KOLKHORST FILES MATERNAL AND INFANT HEALTH IMPROVEMENT PACKAGE

State Senator Lois Kolkhorst has filed a package of bills she said will help continue the positive trends seen recently in the state’s maternal mortality rate. Kolkhorst, the Chair of…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS APPROVE UTILITY EXTENSION, SOIL WORK FOR ROAD AND BRIDGE FACILITY

Washington County Commissioners approved a water line extension agreement with the City of Brenham for the new Road and Bridge facility at today’s (Tuesday) meeting. The agreement with the city…

BRENHAM H.S. STUDENT TO PERFORM WITH ALL-STATE CHORUS

A Brenham High School student has been selected for a prestigious musical honor. Edin Inestroza, a member of the Brenham High School Varsity Chorale, will perform with the Texas All-State…

LOCAL SPECIAL OLYMPIANS COMPETE IN BASKETBALL SKILLS

The following athletes competed at the Area Basketball Individual Skills Competition. According to Coach Angela Moore, “They have worked hard and deserved their GOLD medals!!!” BHS: Andre’ Tealer BJHS: Adrianna…

COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF LAND OWNERS VS. HIGH SPEED RAIL

A Friday court decision is being hailed as a victory for opponents of the High Speed Rail project. 87th District Judge Deborah Evans said in a ruling Friday that Texas…

LOCAL 4H MEMBERS HAVE SUCCESS AT FT. WORTH STOCK SHOW

The Washington Co. 4-H program was represented successfully at the Fort Worth Stock Show within the past couple of weeks. Not only did 4-H members bring home awards in the…

BURTON SCHOOL BOARD EXTENDS STAFF CONTRACTS

The Burton School Board extended the contracts of several staff members at its meeting Monday night. After reconvening from executive session, the board announced it would give contract extensions to…

BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED ON ASSAULT CHARGE

A Brenham man has been arrested on an assault charge over the weekend. Saturday night, around 8:30, 46-year old Dezricke Williams of Brenham was arrested after police were called to…